In The Flesh by Tāmaki Makaurau-based artist and writer, Natasha Matila-Smith, examines societies understanding and expectations of intimacy, lust and romance, and societies assertion of these expectations onto the self.
Unpacking the definition of ‘insider’ within the publicly funded contemporary arts space, Tiger Murdoch have sought and collated visual, written and verbal responses to the term in their exhibition, The Insider.
A familiar name to Blue Oyster, Teresa Andrew presents new work as a critique on social responsibilities and directly, child poverty in Aotearoa in give us this day....
We have created performative video portraits on government purchased land for social housing. Exploring through indigenous methodologies, we have incorporated traditional grass dancing from Daniels culture (Lakota, Sioux) and as he moves through the landscape each step is considered a prayer for the whenua and people.
In Swirling Dream-Wreck Chung and Thomas look at the concept of fantasy with equally diverse approaches, using their shared medium of painting to expand and evolve elements of a shared unknown.
Big Sacred Technologies seeks to consecrate objects and technologies that predict the future (or futures). All the while encompassing the sacredness of the aesthetic, affect and use of contemporary surveillances within technological and cyber networks.
A Shelter for Amnesic Relatives considers the safe room, a space common in American survivalist culture and online discourse.
Looking Forwards and Backwards playfully tests collaborative ways of looking and listening in exhibition making and practice.
Thinking toward roundness. To watch, with your mind’s eye, the world floating quiet, a solo exhibition by Auckland based artist, Becky Richards, presents a contemplative exploration of roundness; whole, full and complete.
The first solo exhibition by Wellington based artist Faith Wilson. Exploring her afakasi Samoan/Palagi body a decade after her eating disorder began, Wilson turns the Gallery into a room of her past, reclaiming her story.